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Biography

Astrid Kruse Jensen
 
Born 1975, Aarhus, Denmark. Lives and works in Copenhagen Denmark.
 
 
EDUCATION
 
1998-2000 The Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000-2002 Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
 
 
ARTIST RESIDENCIES
 
2008, Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
2006, Nordic Artist Centre, Dale, Norway
2003, St.Petersburg, Russia, Punkt, NIFCA
2003, Hafnarfjördur, Iceland, Nordic Air, NIFCA
 
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Fragments of Remembrance, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, Denmark

2014
Within the Landscape, Johannes Larsen Museet, Kerteminde, Denmark
Within the Landscape, Sven-Harrys Kunstmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden

2013
Astrid Kruse Jensen, La Ville Culture, Ganshoren, Belgium
Astrid Kruse Jensen, La Venerie, Bruxelles, Belgium
Astrid Kruse Jensen, De Bourglinster, Luxembourg

2012
Disappearing into the past, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Disappearing into the past, Fotoforum, Stadtmuseum Schleswig, Germany
Disappearing into the past, Rønnebæksholm, Næstved, DK
Disappearing into the past, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, DK
 
2011
On the other side of twilight, dual show with Elle Kooi, Stedelijk Museum, Hertogenbosh, Holland
Enchanted Spaces, Ruchika’s Art Gallery, Goa, India
Parallel Realities, Backslash Gallery, Paris, France
Disappearing into the past, Brundlund Slot, Aabenraa, DK
 
2010
Between the Real and the Imaginary, Maison du Danemark, Paris, France
The Construction of Memories, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, DK
Enchanted Spaces, Ganges Art gallery, Kolkata, India
Between the Real and the Imaginary, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany
 
2009
Between the Real and the Imaginary, Artotheque de Caen, Caen, France
Hidden Places / Enchanted Spaces, The Viewing Room, Mumbai, India
 
2008
Between the Real and the Imaginary, Vestsjællands Art Museum, Sorø, DK
Indefinite Spaces, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany
 
2007
Selected Works, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
 
2006
Hypernatural, Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan, Poland
Hypernatural, Galleri Hornbaek, Hornbaek, DK
Parallel Landscapes, La Galeria, Barcelona, Spain
Power of Place, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Canada
Hypernatural, Kaunas Photo Days, Kaunas, Lithuania
Parallel Landscapes, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, DK
2005
Allusions of Home, Women’s Festival, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Hypernatural, Galleri Image, Aarhus, Denmark
 
2004
Imaginary Realities, Philips Contemporary Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Imaginary Realities, Galleri Skuggi, Reykjavik, Iceland
 
 
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
The Moon and a Smile, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea
Human Naure, ARoS, Aarhus, DK
10 years old, Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Italy

2016
Udkast Til En Ny Verden - Nyerhvervelser, Sorø Kunstmuseum, Sorø, DK
Atelieret som Arbejdsplads, Kunstmuseum Brundlund Slot, Museum Sønderjyland, DK
Empty Rooms - The Beauty of Emptiness, Museum Kunst der Westküste, Alkersum/Föhr, Germany
 
2015
Ikke Til Salg, Trapholt, Kolding, Denmark
Photography from Northern Western Europe, Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Modena, Italy
Naturmøder, J.F. Willumsens Museum, Denmark 
Summer in the City no.10, Martin asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
PHOTOGRAPHY, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Nolde, Eckersberg og Clausen - alt du skal vide om sønderjysk kunst, Kunstmuseet Brundlund Slot, Aabenraa, DK
100 år med Grønningen, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning & Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen, Denmark
 
2014
Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Et Brask Spark - selected works from Brask Collection, Munkeruphus, Dronningmølle, Denmark
Visages, Centre de la Vieille Charité, Marseille, France
Drømme, KUNSTEN Museum of Moderns Art Aalborg
Just Add Water, CCA, Mallorca, Spain
Viewfinders - Contemporary Baltic and Nordic Photography, Riga, Latvia
Contemporary Art from Denmark, The European Central Bank, Frankfurt, D
 
2013 
Couleurs danoises - interpretations de la lumiere par deux artistes danoise, contemporains et feminins, Den Danske Ambassade, det danske kulturinstitut, Luxembourg, Bruxelles
Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
State of the Art, Slottet, Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
Espace Delvaux, Cultural Centrum of Watermal-Boisfort, Brussels, Belgium
Directors Choice 7-9-13, ARoS, Aarhus, Denmark
SUBLIMATE SUBLIME SUBLIMINA at Underdog Gallery and at Lloyd Club, London, UK
View on a country : Denmark at La Villa Centre culturel de Ganshoren, Ganshoren, Belgium
VIDEO, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark 
Zeigen, Nikolaj Kunsthal, Copenhagen, DK
 
2012
Sublimate Sublime Sublimina, Underdog Gallery and Lloyd Club, London, UK
Sådan set, Rønnebæksholm, Næstved, DK
A Journey Through A Nordic Fairytale, Guided by Invoices, New York, USA
Grønningen, Docken, Copenhagen, DK
Summer in the city, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
 
2011
Backslash presents, Backslash Gallery, Paris
Places / Steder, HEART, Herning, DK
Body of Memori – a tribute to Louise Bourgeois, Galerie Mikael Andersen, DK
Dolls House, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen, DK
Places / Steder, Rosphoto, Skt. Peterburg, Russia
New Danish Photography, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, DK
Places / Steder, Sophienhom, Lyngby, DK
 
2010
Fokus, Janusbygningen, Tistrup, DK
Grænselandsudstillingen, Aabenraa, DK
Grønningen, Docken, Copenhagen, DK
Places / Steder, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, DK
 
2009
The christmas photo album, Ost Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Altid som aldrig før, Skagens Museum, Skagen, DK
Nytt nordisk fotografi, Skånes Kunstforening, Malmö, Sweden
Das Unheimliche, Modulorhaus, Berlin, Germany
Human.Nature.Machine, WAS, Copenhagen, DK
The buzz of urban surroundings, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, DK
Danish Art, Museum der stadt Bad Berleburg, Bad Berleburg, Germany
Photography is Dead, Three White Walls Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Bova Images festival, Bova, Italy
The Party, Beaver Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Søen, Vestsjællands Kunstmuseum, Sorø, DK
Højen, Oddsherreds Kunstmuseum, Asnæs, DK
Real / Fiction, Nick Clifford Contemporary, Daugaard, DK
Kontrapunkt, Esbjerg Kunstmuseum, Esbjerg, DK
 
2008
Real.ly?, Peter Lav Photo Gallery, Copenhagen, DK
Solidaritetsudstillingen, Galleri Signe vad, Copenhagen, DK
Grænselands Exhibition, Aabenraa, DK
Parallel Landscapes, Gallery Myymälä2, Helsinki, Finland
Evergreens, Rumkammerat, Copenhagen, DK
Guest at Grønningen, Bornholm Art Museum, DK
Disturbance, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Grænseland, Sydslesvigs danske Kunstforening, Flenburg, Germany
Inside Out, Galerie Mikael Andersen, , Germany
 
2007
Aspects of Danish Photography, Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany
New Adventures, dARTex, The Danish Cultural Institute, Beijing, China
New Adventures, Shangcheng Gallery, Shanghai, China
Group Show, Philips Contemporary Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
The Year’s Best Photography Books, Photo Espana, Madrid, Spain
New Adventures, Lai Shaoqi Gallery, Hefei, China
New Adventures. Modern Art Gallery, Chongqing, China
New Adventures, Yang Guang Gallery, Fuzhou, China
Kunstforeningen Pakhuset, Nykøbing Sjælland, Denmark
One Shot Each, Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, DK
New Adventures, Forte Gallery, Chongqing, China
Achtung! Kunst!, The National Museum for Photography, Copenhagen, DK
New Adventures, Jin Yi Xuan Gallery, Shenzhen, China
Salon 1, Lauritz Kunsthal. Copenhagen, DK
This way 07, Museet for Fotokunst, Branst Klædefabrik, Odense, DK
Accessories, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, DK
Lianzhou International Photo Festival 2007, Lianzhou, China
 
2006
Representing Denmark at Paris Photo 2006, Central Exhibition, Paris, France
Naturally, Mogadishni, Copenhagen, DK
A day in Denmark, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, DK
Phantasm, Market Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Palle Fogtdal Photography Prize, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, DK
I skumringen, LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, DK
 
2006
Indefinite Spaces, Charlottenborg Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, DK
New Adventures, Gallery Sejul, Seoul, Korea
10th anniversary exhibition, Philips Contemporary Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
The Gift, Beaver Project, Copenhagen, DK
 
2005
Young Danish Photography, Fotografisk Center, Copenhagen, DK
The Collection for Contemporary Art, AROS – Aarhus Kunstmuseum, DK
Imaginary Realities, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, DK
Membershow, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Photographers:network, Thomas Kellner Art Galerie, Siegen, Germany
Vital Signs, George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA
Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Groningen, The Netherlands
Light, Philips Contemporary Art Gallery, Manchester, England
Singular Photographs, Galleri Hornbæk, Hornbæk, DK
 
2004
Photography, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjördur, Iceland
Kvinder stiller skarpt, Dannerhuset, Copenhagen, DK
Membershow, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Outlook & Insight, Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, DK
Don’t mention it, The National Museum for Photography, Copenhagen, DK
Easter Exhibition, Selected Group Show, Aarhus Kunstbygning, Aarhus, DK
Spring exhibition, Selected Group Show, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, DK
 
2003
Allusions of home, Faaborg Museum – Part of Odense Foto Triennale 2003, DK
Group Show, Philips Contemporary Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Real Photography, Manege – Museum for Contemporary Art, St.Petersburg, Russia
Membershow, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK
Opening of the institute, The Danish Cultural Institute, St.Petersburg, Russia
The Artists Summer Exhibition, Selected Group Show, Janusbygningen, Tistrup, DK
Easter exhibition, Selected Group Show, Aarhus Kunstbygning, Aarhus, DK
 
2002
The John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award 2002 exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
New Generation Show, Compass Gallery, Glasgow, UK
Degree Show selection exhibition, Mackintosh Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, UK
Membershow, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK
Video show, Degree Show, Shown at the CCA in Glasgow, UK
Degree Show, Glasgow School of Art, UK
 
 
PICTURES REPRESENTED IN COLLECTIONS
 
Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Modena, Italy
The George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA
AROS, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
The National Museum for Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark
Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark
Artotheque de Caen, Caen, France
The John Kobal Foundation, London, UK
Hafnarborg Institute of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnerfjördur, Iceland
Manchester City Gallery, Manchester, United Kingdom
Vestsjællands Art Museum, Sorø, Denmark
Statens Kunstfond, Denmark
Several private collections
ECB Art Collection, Frankfurt, Germany
 
 
NOMINATED
 
Leopold Godowsky Jr. Color Photography Award 2005 & 2009, USA
Palle Fogtdal Photography Prize 2006, Denmark
KLM Paul Huf Award 2007, The Netherlands
Niels Wessel Bagges Art prize, 2008, Denmark
Nominated for Deutsche Börse Preis 2014

Member of Kunstnersamfundet www.akademiraadet.dk
Member of The Association for Visual Artists www.bkf.dk
Member of Grønningen and Grænselandsudstillingen